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Cognate class 1507

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Citation: Andriotis, Nikolaos (et al.). 1999. [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]. ... Pages: View Modern Greek varieties exhibit lexical contamination of initial consonant cluster. φθ- > ψ- taken from ψύλλα 'flea'
Citation: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill. Pages: View Possibly a folk etymology with φθείρω 'to ruin, destroy' < *dʰgʷʰer-i̯e/o- 'flow away, disappear'. Cf. also Chantraine (1968-1980).
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Ancient Greek φθείρ pʰtʰéi̯r louse G.sg. φθειρός ★★★ View
2 Tsakonian ψειρα louse ★★★ View
3 Greek ψείρα ˈpsira louse ★★★ View
4 Greek Lesbos PSEIRA louse ★★★ View
5 [Legacy] Greek K PSULLOS louse ★★ View
6 [Legacy] Greek D PSULLOS louse ★★ View